Fly Davis


Fly Davis is a set and costume designer for theatre and opera. She trained at RADA and Motley.

Fly’s most recent design credits include MACBETH (RSC), BEGINNING (National Theatre / Ambassadors Theatre), CAROLINE OR CHANGE (Chichester Festival Theatre / Hampstead Theatre), OLIVER TWIST and A TALE OF TWO CITIES (Regent’s Park Open Air),  HOW MY LIGHT IS SPENT (Manchester Royal Exchange)  OTHELLO (The Globe), A WINTER’S TALE (Lyceum Edinburgh), TRADE (Young Vic),THE REMAINS OF MASIE DUGGAN (Abbey Theatre, Dublin),  STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Manchester Royal Exchange), NOTHING (Royal Exchange), A MILLION TINY PLAYS ABOUT BRITAIN (Watermill), UNREACHABLE (Royal Court, costume designer), CONTRACTIONS (Sheffield Theatre), MELANIE WILSON’S OPERA FOR THE UNKNOWN WOMAN (Fuel), THE TWITS (Royal Court, Associate Designer), TURNING A LITTLE FURTHER (Young Vic Claire), DISSIDENTS (Tricycle), SCUTTLERS (Manchester Royal Exchange), THE CROCODILE (Manchester International Festival), COMEDY OF ERRORS (National Theatre Shed), GLASS MENAGERIE (Headlong, Uk Tour), BARBARIANS (Young Vic), I WANT MY HAT BACK (National Theatre).

Past designs include JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Christmas 2014), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Parallel production (Young Vic Clare), EYE OF A NEEDLE and SUPERIOR DONUTS (Southwark Playhouse) MR SWALLOW THE MUSICAL-with Nick Mohammed and The Invisible Dot (Edinburgh), AWKWARD CONVERSATIONS WITH ANIMALS I F*CKED by Rob Hayes (Edinburgh), PRIMETIME (Royal Court), HUNGER FOR TRADE (Royal Exchange), I’d RATHER GOYA ROBBED ME OF MY SLEEP THAN SOME OTHER ARSEHOLE (Gate Theatre – Nominated for Best Set Design Off West End Awards, recipient of Jerwood Young Designers Scheme), PIGEONS (Royal Court).  Fly recently assisted Tom Scutt on MR BURNS (Almeida) and was Associate Designer to Chole Lamford on the Open Court Season, Royal Court 2013.

Please see Fly’s website for images of her designs.

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